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Summer glories

It’s a time of year when colourful beauties flaunt themselves shamelessly – some are wild and some a little more refined but they’re all determined to reproduce. …a time of year when it’s often hard to tell the weeds from … Continue reading

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Some dry thoughts

On a recent fun trip to Palm Springs in California for their film festival I couldn’t help but be disconcerted by all the contradictions around me. I get a kick out of the kitschy, excessive side of these desert communities … Continue reading

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A Little Peace on Earth

This is a time of year that often becomes a little frantic. When things get a little crazy, when there seems to be too much going on, my beloved will say ‘why don’t you go to the barn for a … Continue reading

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The Stragglers

They arrived in the night and I heard the commotion outside the window but didn’t need to look out – I knew what was happening. In the early morning my suspicions were indeed confirmed as I stood with my cup … Continue reading

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Just a common soldier

  “For when countries are in conflict, then we find the soldier’s part Is to clean up all the troubles that the politicians start.” I have always thought that Remembrance Day was important not to glorify war but to honour … Continue reading

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Tangerine leaves and caves with a view

It is hard to beat the fall season in our Northern hemisphere and this years displays of colours have been second to none. Now it seems that no matter how hard I try I can’t convey the rainbow of amazing … Continue reading

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Gnome without a home

There on the side of the road he stood with his dignity and smile intact but a little rusty around the edges. Where had he come from and where was he going I wondered as I momentarily considered placing him … Continue reading

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